NEWS 12 Dec 17

Bosnian Serb Ex-Soldier Charged with Wartime Rape

Former Bosnian Serb Army serviceman Milan Todovic was charged with raping, beating and sexually abusing a Bosniak woman who he held captive in Foca in 1992.

Dzana Brkanic
The Bosnian state court. Photo: BIRN.

The Bosnian state prosecution on Tuesday charged Milan Todovic with crimes against humanity for his sexual and physical assaults on his Bosniak victim.

Todovic “bought” the woman from another Bosnian Serb soldier and forced her to be his sex slave, according to the charges.

She had previously been captured and raped at several other locations by various other Bosnian Serb soldiers, the charges allege.

“Todovic kept the victim detained in a residential building in inhumane conditions, without food, water, electricity and heating,” a prosecution statement said.

“He mistreated and beat her, causing bodily injuries to her, raped her several times and forced her to have sexual intercourse with him until she fled,” it added.

The prosecution alleges that Todovic committed the crimes during a widespread and systematic attack by the Bosnian Serb Army, paramilitaries and police forces on the Bosniak civilian population in the Foca municipality in the period from October 30, 1992 to March 5, 1993.

The indictment has been filed to the state court for confirmation. 

Talk about it!

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest Headlines

News 19 Jan 18

Djukic Trial for Tuzla Massacre Delayed Again

News 18 Jan 18

Serb Officers Claim Ignorance of Kosovo Massacre

News 15 Jan 18

Serbian Court Sentences Eight for Ovcara Massacre

News 12 Jan 18

Serbian Judge and Defendant Clash at Lovas Trial

News 11 Jan 18

Bosnia Confirms Indictment for Crimes Near Donji Vakuf

Interview 10 Jan 18

Bosnia’s Judicial Overseer Vows to Speed Up Prosecutions

News 28 Dec 17

14 Bosniaks Charged with Crimes Against Humanity

2017 in Review 28 Dec 17

Bosnia: Landmark Verdicts Highlight Post-War Divisions

News 27 Dec 17

Female Bosnian Croat Fighter Jailed for War Crimes